More than six years after the revolution that ousted former president Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, Tunisia’s border regions remain hotbeds of social discontent and agitation.
Tunisia’s unemployment rate and sharp regional economic inequalities are undermining faith in elite settlements and state institutions.
The legal battle over Tiran and Sanafir has exposed opposition from among Egypt’s elites even though the parliament’s and judiciary’s approval of the transfers represents a victory for the regime.
The Moroccan authorities are unsuccessfully using their influence over religious discourse and the media to try to turn the public against protesters in the Rif.
President Trump’s plan to slash military aid to Tunisia, a country on the front lines with the self-proclaimed Islamic State, is both misguided and dangerous.
The ongoing diplomatic crisis between Qatar and its neighbors offers insight into U.S. interests in the Middle East, and the Gulf in particular.
A diplomatic crisis has hit the Gulf after six regional countries severed ties with Qatar.
In an interview, Carnegie’s Intissar Fakir discusses ongoing protests in Morocco’s north.
Around the world, newly assertive illiberal regimes are becoming increasingly adept at restricting civil society through legal constraints, forcing civil society groups to rethink the way they operate.
The closing of civic space has become a defining feature of political life in an ever-increasing number of countries.